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Athens in 440 BC

 

 

At this time, about 75,000 people lived in the city of Athens and between 200,000 and 250,000 lived in the surrounding countryside called "Attica." The city had an area of about 0.7 square miles.

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From: F. Roy Willis, Western Civilization , 4th ed. (Lexington, MA; D. C. Heath, 1985) p. 55.

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